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Mar 20, 2011 10:00am EDT
in america...only baseball has older fans. >>tharp: certainly attention spans vary among young people. >>clarke: very short attention span >>reporter: fox tv says its 18-34 year old nascar viewers have dropped almost 30% on last year...and nascar may have to consider whether today's youngsters are simply willing to sit through a 4 hour race... >>clark: we may not have 500 mile races in the future. we may have shorter events. >>reporter: there aren't too many young folk hanging around in the shiners tent...but the man with almost 17m dollars in career earnings soon wins over some more fans. >>reporter: for ragan...the business end of the day is finally approaching...time then for a hug from mum...who's unlikely to be enjoying the next 4 hours... >>ragan: you always have butterflies in your're always a little nervous...but you know he lovesit, he is doing everything safe, you know he's in the best equipment possible so that is a comforting. >>reporter: you might think the publicity requirements might tail off a little so close to racetime...but nascarprides itself on its d
Mar 6, 2011 10:00am EST
of the university of alabama. with 102000 seats, it's the fifth largest stadium in america...but despite that, match tickets are as rare as hen's teeth. >>jong : every game this season is already sold out? >>walker: correct. only one game in the last 25 has not been sold out here. >>maddox: it's a passion. it goes beyond's a religion in tuscaloosa and it's something that i think has been a very positive effect on us. >>walker: there are more than 10000 people on a season ticket waiting list right now... >>reporter: meanwhile on a warm saturday morning in atlanta...before another sec game...hundreds of fans have come down to be part of espn's nomadic college gameday programme. last year espn signed a $2 and a quarter billion dollar contract to broadcast sec football for the next 15 years. >>magnus: ...they're the number one conference. you know, their fans are the most passionate, their teams are the most competitive. they've had the last 4 national champions in a row. >>reporter: add another $825m,15 year deal from cbs and you can see why last year the sec, one of america's 11 major col
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